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Dec 31, 2012 1:30pm EST
, maybe the all-time great experience was my houston office, led my jason fuller. and we got a call in the dallas office, and so the houston and dallas offices together did this. so we got a call in the dallas office from a woman in mississippi, and she said i didn't know who else to call but i knew senator hutchison's name. and my son is having a -- an asthma attack. in houston. and i don't know how to get him the help he needs. he's in his apartment by himself. and my staff said please give me the information, and we will call our houston office and we will see if we can get help. which they did, called the houston office. the houston office called 911, they went out to the young man's apartment, and he was, in fact, in a dire circumstance, and would have died had he not gotten help right away. but they took him in, they gave him the help that he needed, and that man -- young man is alive today. so this -- these instances are some of the great memories that i will have of having a wonderful staff that will go the extra mile and try to help the individuals in our state as well as o
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
and our two children, bailey and houston, their 11 years old now and many of my colleagues that were here when i started bringing my children and babies here, have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they have sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas and i am grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capital during these times. 11 years for the children, 24 my husband ray. i know my children -- of i asked them what do they remember most about visits to the capital, playing soccer in the russell building's hallway, in the evenings when the coast is clear. i would not be here today if it were not for my parents who gave me the gift of strong values and unwavering support comment education to be whatever wanted to be. my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. they would never have thought that their daughter growing up in texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a united states senator. we have a wonderful public school system and i am proud to say i am our product of public education. my
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
went out to the rest two men in an apartment in houston for what appears to be a false report, false report at several levels. tell us how the case got under way. .. eubanks and tyro garner, one of the two defendants in the lawrence v. texas decision who was himself a black where eubanks was white, got into a kind of a fight or a lead, perhaps involving some jealousy and eubanks announced at one point in the evening that he was going to get a coke out of a vending machine which was down on the first floor of the apartment building in which john lawrence 11 live. he gets up from an easy chair in the living room, put down a bottle of vodka he had been drinking, goes to a roar, gets some change out and leave the apartment to go downstairs, but instead of getting a coke, he in fact put that money into a pay phone and called the harris county sheriff's office which was the sheriff's office involved in that area. he reported to the sheriff's office that there was a black man, referring to his partner, tyro garner, going crazy with a gun inside of john lawrence's department. there was john
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 9:00am EST
capitol each year. i want to thank my husband ray and our two children, bailey and houston -- they're 11 years old now, and so many of my colleagues that i -- that were here when i started bringing my children as babies here have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they have sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas, and i'm grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capitol during these times. 11 years for the children and 20 for my husband ray. and i know my children's fondest memory, if i ask them what do i remember most about visits to the capitol, it is playing soccer in the russell building's hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. and i would not be here today if it were not for my parents who gave me the gifts of strong values, unwaivin unwavering supd the education to be whatever i wanted to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. they would have never thought that their daughter, growing up in lamarck, texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 10:15am EST
speech. we had some cases we had the houston state university case, free-speech they were made to tear it down by the campus. we have a video about we work with them on and whether it is -- then there is the phenomenon of the free speech zones which some philosophy students don't know about. they restrict freedom of speech to a tiny areas on campus. one of my early experiences fighting these was texas tech university where 28,000 students, one of the largest universities in the country contacted by in time for mix students who wanted to have a protest of what was going to be and they are being told that they have to get into a 20 feet wide gazebo which was the only place for free-speech activities on campus. 28,000 students. i had a friend who is a math degree from mit who did an analysis of this and worked out if god forbid all 28,000 students wish to express themselves at once you would have to crush them down to a rhenium of 238. [laughter] very serious like no, no, to 38. so that's -- the universities are allowed a reasonable time restrictions, things that allow people to study but
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
, comprehensive history "rolling stone" magazine and a novel he transposed. robert is a native of houston attended university of texas at austin. please join me in welcoming robert draper. [applause] nice to see you. i thought we might start broad. are we better off than we were two years ago? [laughter] >> i really have to answer that question? it's a question that needs answering? >> it does. >> unit of measurement to democrats produces different from that which the republicans would use. a speaker john boehner has said over and overcome in the past record lows speaks ill of this congress are not imposing new regulations are increasing taxes. that's one way of looking at it. the way most people look at it i tested two bytes record of popularity approval rating is that this is a congress that has been defined by dysfunction in gridlock, a congress in which half a loaf has never been better than none. there were compromises really seem to be a foreign policy, naming a policy for him to the world's great deliberative body. >> you actually think that people are granted 2010 it got elected or the peo
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
, bailey in houston, they are 11 now, and so many of my colleagues that were here when i started bringing my children as babies here, have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas, and i'm grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capital during these times. 11 years for the children, and 20 for my husband, ray. and i know my children fondest memory if i ask them what either of them are most about this is to the capital, is playing soccer in the russell building hallways in the evenings when it is clear to and i would not be here today if it were not for my parents who gave me the gift of strong values, unwavering support, and education to be whatever i want to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i want to be. they would never have thought that their daughter growing up in lamar texas, a town of 15,000 people would think that she could be a united states senator. we had a wonderful public school system, and i'm proud to say i am a product of public education. m
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am EST
and medicaid to september of 1970 when the american hospital association held its annual meeting in houston, texas. the american hospital association, or the h a, you may have heard of them, they're not as well-known but very powerful lobbying group on behalf of private hospitals in the u.s. for over a century. the 1970 meeting turned out to be unlike any they had ever had before because the hospital delegates were greeted by picket lines of mostly african-american women and children who were carrying signs and chanting things like equal treatment for medicaid patients and hospital care for the poor. they represented the national welfare rights organization, a grass-roots group with thousands of welfare recipients and who are welfare mothers as they were sometimes called. this meeting of the hospital association in 1970 was the first major action the welfare rights movement campaign to stop discrimination against the port in the health-care system. the welfare mothers demanded to speak to the convention and eventually their request was granted a woman named geraldine smith who was the natio
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
with houston has come a serious ones. i believe arafat could've made a deal at oslo and there could've been peace. i am not naÏve. but i think the constant building of settlements is undermining israeli security, causing the world to condemn israel and invite to know what your answer is. disease risk is to keep the territories and rollover of the people? hybrid a two-day affair. what's your solution here? >> you have to read the chapter about the three state solution. but briefly i will answer it. my vision is his long-term vision and also in israel politicians who speak to you. but from enough and and i'll show you 20 days. i offer the opposite. i do vote for me now in the vote will be made in years. i don't and you will answered. nothing will happen tomorrow morning. my long-term vision speaks about three state for the palestinians have been to jordan. it will be negotiated with the israelis and palestinians and palestinians will be think that egypt. you have the muslim brotherhood and hamas with issues of sharia law, israel, u.s. poquoson nevermind. it would be allowed walk together and
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am EST
houston and every other city. i am referring more to that what i referred to earlier, that mystique detroit has, places like new orleans and handful of other cities and is hard to put your finger on what makes that essentials, what component plays into that. it is something to think about. >> we won't stop being detroit if we get our act together? >> definitely not get our act together but somehow it is more about paving over history. that is what i was getting at. >> we should probably take some questions from the audience. if there are any. come on, folks. you got to have questions. >> my name is marshall. i right under the name marcia music and i write a lot about detroit and i noticed that in your dialogue with one another a little bit ago that you seemed to me both of you, and perhaps based on your relationship with the media here to be trapped in some kind of crime for tax and seems to be a rabbit hole and you are going down because i have no doubt that this book probably has a great many more stories other than about the crime issue. do you find it to be very hard to avoid th
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm EST
who is there that day. keever and his posse did they have backup. houston who'd grown up in a bible thumping family in the air force was stationed on the roof with a rifle. i was ready to shoot if necessary he recalled. i knew how to use a rifle from a military hillbilly background. not long afterwards, rico moved out never to be seen again. on another occasion, and unlike many other knitters members by their astrological nicknames witnessed a gangster roughing up his girlfriend on the street. we stepped in and said ferguson. we didn't tolerate that behavior. he beat a girl in a pay for. pathetic and a shotgun. big mistakes that ferguson who learned how to handle himself on the street after being kicked out of his family's house when he was just 16 peer be chastened like lightning down haight street and he kept pointing at me like he was going to shoot me. only we smashed him over the head and dumped them in a trash can on a must-have for that. good earth became a neighborhood battered by crime and decay and deserted by the city's authorities. some longtime residents like the free c
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
and with houston. we're all glad she will now be able to cheer from the sidelines at the soccer games. on the other hand, we'll miss seeing them practice their corner kicks on the second floor of the russell building. by the way, if you have ever been with kay on one of her early morning power walks, you know her kids -- you know where her kids get their energy. i'm told kay has worn out multiple members of congress, several staffers and quite a few others on those walks. and it's a fitting metaphor for her career. there are so many talents in the senate that it's easy to forget what remarkable stories many of them have. senator hutchison is without question one of the most impressive. raised in an era where women were a rarity in politics, kay forged her own path, kicking open the door of opportunity wherever she went. in the process, she has come to personify texas independence. which is entirely fitting since one of kay's great, great, great grandfathers signed the texas declaration of independence. kay's many successes in life are a testament to her personal toughness and determination in the f
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
effective on earth. kay invited me to the houston livestock show and rodeo. now, madam president, i grew up in baltimore -- you have been there many times yourself. you know it is a city known for his row houses, not for its rodeos. kay invited me to come into the rodeo in the astrodome. with i showed up, to her surprise -- well, i showed up, to her surprise. i had little boots on, a cowgirl hat and a vest. she put me in a buckboard and deep in the heart of texas we circled the astrodome together. i was in a buckboard. she was in a pall m palomino neo me. at the end of the evening, i was there munching on barbecue, affectionately called buckboard barb, and that's the kind of thing -- and i have the pictures to show it. they're locked up. i don't widely distribute them much but it was a heck of an evening. i say that because, again, out of that comes great friendships that also lead to smoothing the way, not paving -- actually, not smoothing the way -- paving the way, where we put our heads together to solve our national problems, a understand t and toy where we get the best ideas from a var
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:45pm EST
. [applause] also with us tonight is our terrific congressman from houston guy really is retiring after 26 years. [applause] are scum her supervisor, foy. [applause] for the city who are patient enough to go through the book signing line, just prior to the event this evening coming in at this wonderful woman to see woman is here with us today. she's the best selling "new york times" best-selling author. it is a gentleman, please join me in welcoming calista gingrich. [applause] we have with us tonight a very special guest. i know that if i were simply to get the typical dinner circuit introduction speaker did newt gingrich, the one where you list every accomplishment. i promise you it he here all night and even newt would get bored. his list of achievements and politics is involvement of lifelong learning. his expertise in national security matters, business ventures, philanthropic endeavors, dozens of books he's written just the list goes on and on. allow me for the moment to present that all of us here are well acquainted with the important milestones in the life of one newt gingrich. i
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
. >> right. >> you can't fault people for that. at the same time, i don't want detroit to look like houston or, you know, or every other city basically. >> right. >> except a handful of cities, so, you know, i guess i'm referring more to that, you know, what i guess what i referred to earlier, that mystique that detroit has that i think it shares with places like new orleans and handful of other cities, and it's hard to put your finger on, you know, you know, what makes that essential. you know, what components, you know, play into that exactly, but, yeah, it's just something to think about i guess. >> you don't think we'll stop being detroit if we get our act together and make things better? >> no, no, it's more about paving over haste ri, maybe, i think that's what -- history, maybe, i think that is what i was getting at completely. >> okay. yeah, we should probably take some questions from the audience. if there are any. come on, folks, you got to have questions. >> [inaudible] >> sure. >> i'm marsha music, and i read a lot about detroit, and i know that in your tie log with one another,
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
, comprehensive history ruins the magazine and a novel. robert is a native of houston attended university of texas at austin. please join me in welcoming robert draper. [applause] >> nice to see you. i thought we might start broad. are we better off than they were two years ago? [laughter] >> i really have to answer that question. it really needs answering quite >> it does. >> unit of measurement the democrats would use for congress' performance are different from that which the republicans use. as speaker john boehner has said over and over, the second pass a record low number of those pixel of the congress that were not imposing regulations and not increasing taxes. that's way one of looking on it. the way most people look at it attested to by record low popularity approval rating is that this is a congress that has been defined by dysfunction of the law, a congress in which has never been writer than none and where compromise is really seem to be a foreign-policy, a policy foreign to the roast great deliberative body. >> to think of people who ran in 2010 and got elected with the people who ran
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 2:45pm EST
at the thought of having to fill his shoes. it is luxurious trying to fill whitney houston's shoes. fern was rather shocked that i knew who she reese was. i try to impress the younger generation. after a the moments of deflationary, ego and deflationary is more specific, i had to keep reminding myself that what i am doing and what i have done is not about ego gratification. .. >> there's an israel lobby on the one hand, and there's a jewish ethnic bloc on the other. the two entities, they often overlapped, and the clout, obviously, grows out of the jewish community's support for israel. but they are not the same. and conflating the two creates a lot of confusion. so if a jewish professor at columbia law school writes a journal article defending the legality of israeli settlements, it's almost certainly not because the lobby orders or even prodded the professor. but because of the professor's personal identification with the jewish state. it's not a conspiracy, it's just ethic chauvinism. however, whereas it's almost guaranteed that the israel lobby will back the israeli government's curr
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
of the federal disaster declaration, phoenix and houston some more to support the governor and bring in resources together and helping a patch of for the citizens. i never look at people's homes being destroyed based upon whether it was declared or not. the tragedies to the homeowners themselves. my commitment, senators to work with the governor as hard as i can't forget the federal assistance. if it's not dollars, it will be people that we will work with our partner agencies because i don't judge disasters or whether they're declared. i judge by the needs of the state. none of chair. >> thank you, administrator fugate. and to be quick to think my ranking member and vice chair for their extraordinary efforts to help last year as we thought for the funding necessary for fema to be ready to respond to a disaster prior to sandy striking. we did not know another catastrophic storm but hey, but your testimony this morning indicates the money has come in handy in the event we had not done that, all future recovery -- present recovery in the nation would have to stop or whatever that'll none of us left
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
the university of houston. were very much looking forward to your comments today. thanks for being here. [applause] >> thank you. well, thank you. i really appreciate the opportunity from each one of you. our nation is actually wrestling -- [inaudible] a large amount of debt the united states is facing. i will outline the challenge we face. i'll also show you some transforming health care is one of the ways we can solve that issue. i'll demonstrate how new approaches to integrating the delivery system and how it is already achieving some result outside of the federal government. the health care can harness simplicity, has sustainability, even if the health care system undergoes some significant transformations. first, but to take a moment and talk about ohio and cleveland and how they're addressing some of these large issues here locally. particularly a recently announced demonstration of integrating care for coverage for the dual eligible. the dual eligible or individuals covered by medicare and medicaid. i don't know if you know this, but dual eligible operation represents 20% of the
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
facing the country. he holds the undergraduate degree from texas a&m, and mba from university of houston. we are looking forward to your comments today on this very important topic. thanks for being here. [applause] >> thank you. [applause] thank you. [applause] thank you, everyone. [applause] well, thank you. i really appreciate the opportunity to address each one of you. as we talked today, our nation is actually wrestling with one of the largest issues, probably in a long time. that's our debt, and the large amount of debt that the united states is facing today. i will outline the challenge we face. i will also show you transforming health care in the ways we can solve this debt issue. i'll demonstrate approaches in the delivery system and how it's already achieving results outside of the federal government. i'll describe how health care can harness simplicity to have stability as we undergo transformation. first, i want to take a moment and talk about ohio. and cleveland. how they are addressing some of the large issues here locally. particularly, the recently announce the demons
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30pm EST
with secretary houston to follow-up on what i understood west virginia's rights to become a which is the photo id to register but only a signature to code. is there a problem with that? >> there are a dozen ways that you can do that as long as it is respected in your state. if you can get the political pieces in your state, the people to generally agree on what the rules are, and that's why i love the title, is a balance. every time that you had something, that makes it easier to vote then you have to balance that with something that also makes it secure. that is the more secure unit unique to make sure you are not denying access. and i think it is a formula that is -- that needs to be accepted to take the stage. there are any number of ways you could do this i made a proposal on the when the february he was being discussed in ohio, and it had the value of being ignored by both political parties. because they wanted what they wanted. they didn't want what was the balance. so there were any number of ways than you could do this. it's about getting people -- again, for me it's not the policy. the p
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
communications. houston state department is feature in to secure interagency endeavor with a mandate from president obama in the form of an executive order. see fcc does many things including work in its and activities to undermine extremist discourse. this dish outreaching pushes back openly against a few propaganda online in arithmetic, urdu and somalia. one effort to have an extended campaign, much focus on yemeni tribal websites to counter messages per day q. ap in 2012. the campaign included early 1000 with banners and videos that minute aq messages battle of how aq yemenis were taken in by messaging it seems. extremists are one of their online groups expressed concern about what he called the new u.s. policy of intellectual and ideological challenge the mujahedeen in the general and jihad jihads forums and the the social media website. these are not the only a aq supporters. in april for global islamic media front from a group well-known to and a leading distributor of aq propaganda warned participants on pro-aq forums to be clear on if we played into the hands of potential outreach
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30am EST
, north carolina, the metropolitan texas -- >> right. >> -- houston, dallas had been converted politically by people coming from elsewhere. the inner mountain west. so if you halt that, you know, and when you're thinking about latinos as part of a coalition, the key element of that coalition was this mixture of newcomers. latino newcomers and newcomers from other places. particularly if you think to the future of some place like north carolina or georgia, even at congressional district level. so if you halt that, that's one thing. the other question is what -- >> or halt it permanently. >> well, no. we're into a five-year lag. so when does it pick up, how long does it take to get back to the levels of migration that created this political environment which was created 10, 15 years ago? and, you know, by the time this latino electorate gets to voting age, you know, will they start voting early, always a question. >> right. >> right. >> and it varies from one cycle to another. very hard to tell. >> right. >> very difficult to understand what mobilizes people when they're young. >> well, will
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm EST
and houston, as they have grown, to be able to go to baby showers and celebrate and see the pictures and know that on top of all the other accolades today that senator hutchison is a devoted and wonderful mother to two beautiful children. she, as everyone has talked about, is the first and only woman to represent texas in the united states'united states's sl always have that distinction of opening doors and barriers. i know she agrees with me that once the doors open, we want to make sure more women are able to walk through that door as well. and so i want to congratulate her for that you will she has done. -- for all that she has come. we've come together to fight for opportunities for woim around -n around the world, the senate caucus on burma and all the other efforts that she has led, and i'm very supportive of adding her name to the spousal ira law. i think that's a very fitting tribute and i'm very supportive and hopeful that we can get that done as well. and so i just want to congratulate her. i do want to have the opportunity to talk about something else, but i would yield. i see my f
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:30am EST
. on jon houston. i used to be ohio's secretary of state. i want, this idea of balancing access and accuracy. i have one, i guess my best piece of advice is he going to find that balance, run a good controversy free election, don't become a secretary of state in a swing state. it just presents multiple problems. and, frankly, it is politics that stands in way of achieving that balance, not policy. it's the process of getting there that has been the biggest impediment for being were i think we should be in our state and going to explain to you the ohio experience. in 2011, not long after i was elected, i made a proposal that included a balanced approach. at ideas from local boards of elections. and that ideas from my democratic predecessor. even had some ideas from pew any. and we took this legislative package and we called it election modernization. as a former speaker of the house, i can tell you, i know how to run a bill through the legislative process. i checked all the boxes. we know how to sell a reform package. we went to the legislative leadership of both parties and we v
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